Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Probation and Parole
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Improve the lives of criminal offenders
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Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Support a safer community
Studying probation and parole can provide you with real-world strategies and a working knowledge of the complex and powerful technologies used to rehabilitate offenders. Discover skills and knowledge to help offenders improve their lives and make society a safer place.
Build your skills
- Develop plans to integrate juvenile and adult offenders into their communities.
- Develop plans to rehabilitate offenders through probation and parole.
- Develop strategies to enforce all sanctions ordered by the court.
Add essential skills to your résumé
Save on your degree
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Eligibility rules apply.
Gain the skills to encourage rehabilitation
This program can provide a solid foundation in criminal law while also helping you understand the inner workings of the criminal mind. You’ll learn how to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a range of criminal justice situations. View all courses.
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Bachelor’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate.